CS Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

October 21, 2014
Department of Comparative Studies
The Department of Comparative Studies seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with a specialization in Religious Studies and a focus on the religious traditions of East Asia and their linguistic, historical, and cultural aspects. Serious candidates must be well grounded in the history and methods of the study of religion as a disciplinary field. Issues of women, gender, and sexuality, or religion and media or East Asian religions and politics are of particular interest. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary teaching and research profile of the Department of Comparative Studies, the cross-departmental major in Religious Studies, as well as contribute to related programs across the College of Arts and Sciences. Applicants should be prepared to teach an introductory lecture course on world religions, an upper-level theory and methods class for undergraduate majors, an advanced theory seminar for graduate students, as well courses on East Asian Religions related to their own areas of expertise.
 
Qualifications:
 
Applicants should hold a doctorate in hand by the time of appointment, August 2015. Applicants must be fluent in at least one Asian language, be well grounded in the history and methods of the study of religion as a disciplinary field, be able to demonstrate a record of excellent teaching, and be able to document an active research program.
 
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution. 
 
To apply for this position please see our job posting: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4476